QS moveON Stand Out Scholarship

In partnership with Universities UK International (UUKI)

Scholarship information:

In partnership with Universities UK International (UUKi), QS MoveON is proud to announce the Stand Out scholarship. This is a new scholarship exclusively for student exchange between UK and EU universities during the calendar year 2019 and 2020.

With the uncertainty created by Brexit, this scholarship is our first step towards ensuring that UK and EU students continue to enjoy the life-changing opportunities offered by Erasmus and other exchange programs.

The winner will be selected by UUKi based on the eligibility criteria and their response to the blog.

Scholarship value: Up to €4500
Recipient(s): 5
Target group: Students in the European Union and the UK considering an Undergraduate or a Masters exchange program, study placement or internship in 2019 and 2020.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be seeking to partake in a European Undergraduate or Masters degree or study placement
  • You must be a UK or EU citizen
  • Your degree or job must take place in any European country, including the UK and excluding your country of origin
  • You must submit all your details along with a 600-800 word blog
  • You must have accepted an offer from a school or a study placement within an organisation and this placement can be no later than Summer 2020. Winners will be selected and announced periodically through the next year, advantaging those who apply early.
  • The scholarship must go towards your tuition fee or accommodation or monthly expenses
  • You must be admitted to study at a university featured in a QS ranking at any position. Please check here: QS World University Rankings®, QS World University Rankings by Subject, QS World University Rankings by Faculty, QS Top 50 Under 50, or QS University Rankings by Region.
  • In the case of an internship or a study placement: you must originate from a QS World University Ranked institution.

How to apply for this scholarship


To apply for the scholarship, please write a blog post on the below:

These blog questions give us a chance to understand who you are and how you aspire to grow and learn through your study abroad/work placement experience.

Option one:

How will the QS MoveON Stand Out scholarship and your experience abroad help you to achieve your life goals?

Option two:

Studying or working abroad can often seem like a scary or unrealistic prospect. Tell us about a time in your life where you’ve been taken outside of your comfort zone.

What did you learn from it? How can this scholarship support you if you are successful?

Word limit: Between 600 and 800 words

Application deadline: Application deadline: Anytime

First winner announcement is in September 2019 for applications received before the end of August.